Australia Spouce Visa

Subclass 820

Partner visa (Temporary)

This visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia temporarily. Getting this visa is the first step towards a permanent Partner visa (subclass 801).
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  • This leads directly to the permanent Partner visa
  • You must be in Australia when you apply

Stay

Temporarily until your permanent Partner visa (subclass 801) application is finalised or you withdraw your application.

Cost

From AUD8,850.00 for most applicants. From AUD1,475 for Prospective Marriage visa (subclass 300) holders. 

Processing Time

For an indication of processing times for this visa, use the visa processing time guide tool. This will show the processing times for recently decided applications. It is a guide only and not specific to your application.

To convey a realistic processing time for on-hand and new applications, data does not include applications impacted by Ministerial Direction 80. The department has individually contacted applicants impacted by this now replaced Ministerial Direction and these applications are now being processed.

Subclass 801

Partner visa (Permanent)

This visa lets the de facto partner or spouse of an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or eligible New Zealand citizen live in Australia permanently. It is usually only for people who currently hold a temporary Partner visa (subclass 820).
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  • You must hold a temporary Partner visa (subclass 820)

Stay

Permanently.

Cost

You paid for this visa when you made your combined application for the temporary and permanent partner visas.

Processing Time

For an indication of processing times for this visa, use the visa processing time guide tool. This will show the processing times for recently decided applications. It is a guide only and not specific to your application.

To convey a realistic processing time for on-hand and new applications, data does not include applications impacted by Ministerial Direction 80. The department has individually contacted applicants impacted by this now replaced Ministerial Direction and these applications are now being processed.

 

 

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